March 27, 2015
| Dawn Calabia
| Tagged as: Afghanistan, Humanitarian Response
Avalanches and flash floods played havoc on parts of Afghanistan last month, causing the deaths of over 285 villagers in Panjshir province. The snow and floods destroyed hundreds of homes and forced hundreds of families to turn to their neighbors and aid agencies for food, clothing, and shelter to survive.
March 13, 2015
| Alice Thomas
| Tagged as: Climate Displacement, Humanitarian Response
As countries across the globe face more disasters from extreme weather, an upcoming conference in Japan may be key to protect those most vulnerable from the impacts of climate change.
March 12, 2015
| Ann Hollingsworth
| Tagged as: Congress, Humanitarian Response, Protection & Security
With so many humanitarian crises around the world, priority humanitarian and peacekeeping accounts need increased support from Congress now more than ever. This includes the Migration and Refugee Assistance (MRA) and the International Disaster Assistance (IDA) humanitarian accounts, along with the core peacekeeping accounts including Peacekeeping Operations (PKO) and Contributions for International Peacekeeping (CIPA).